Dermatology: An Illustrated Colour Text, 6e
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Dermatology: An Illustrated Colour Text is an ideal resource for today’s medical student, hospital resident, specialty registrar in dermatology or internal medicine, specialist nurse or family doctor. It presents the subject as a series of two page ‘learning units’, each covering important aspects of clinical dermatology.
These units use an unsurpassed collection of colour clinical photographs of all major dermatological conditions, concise yet comprehensive text and key point boxes to aid quick access to information and examination preparation. They incorporate summaries of the essential skin biology and associated basic sciences that underpin clinical practice, as well as advice on established and emerging dermatological treatments, reflecting the ever expanding use of technology. Guidance is also given to dermatological emergencies and to the most useful online resources for updates and further reference.
Building on previous success, this sixth edition has been fully revised throughout. A major advance is the accompanying downloadable eBook version - this delivers new, interactive features and invaluable additional content, making it a more complete and engaging resource than ever before.
- Includes interactive eBook version with bonus material
– incoporating self-test flashcards, multiple-choice questions and a wealth of extra clinical images, to help prepare for examinations, check understanding and hone your diagnostic skills
- New and enhanced coverage of key and emerging areas
– including skin cancer, biologic therapies, psychodermatology, dermatologic surgery, cosmetic procedures, genital dermatoses, pregnancy eruptions, yeast-related skin conditions, contact dermatitis and patch testing
- New line drawings and photographs incorporated throughout
to further improve clarity and ensure comprehensive visual coverage of important dermatological conditions
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potency topical steroids. • Venous eczema is associated with venous disease. It responds to emollients and low or moderate potency topical steroids. • Hand dermatitis: multiple and mixed aetiology; determine causes by exclusion. Avoid wet work if possible, or otherwise wear conan • Asteatotic eczema: the eczema gloves under vinyl or nitrile gloves; wear gloves in craquele of elderly skin. Treat with cold weather and for dusty work. emollients or low potency topical Medicaments steroids.
furrowing, Histology shows bands of collagen telangiectasia (p. 115) and restricted with loss of appendages. mouth opening. Internal organ involvement, e.g. renal failure, may Morphoea presents with round or oval plaques of induration and prove fatal (Table 2). Women are erythema, often with a purplish edge affected more than men (F:M ratio (Fig. 4). These become shiny and 4: 1). Some 90-95% of cases are ANA white, eventually leaving atrophic positive. The diagnosis is rarely in
e.g. bone marrow suppression by cytotox:ics. • chloroquine, can exacerbate existing psoriasis. Other agents, e.g. beta metabolites) in the skin, e.g. gold. anticoagulants. • inhibitors, but especially lithium and Unknown, e.g. when dmgs exacerbate psoriasis. Clinical presentation Drug eruptions present in many guises and come into the differential Drug-induced exanthem Drug-induced exanthem, the commonest type of dmg eruption, may be morbilliform (measles-like) or urticarial, or may
or children. capillary proliferations, commonly • Lipoma Lipomas are benjgn tumours of fat, seen as small bright-red papules on multiple and are mostly found on the Sometimes they are painful. Removal is rarely needed. Chondrodermatitis nodularis Management the trunk in elderly or middle-aged Chondrodermatitis nodularis is not a Curettage and cautery, or excision, is patients (see Fig. 2). If necessary, they neoplasm, but presents as a pajnful needed. The specimen is sent for can be